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Re: How to diff a binary file?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: How to diff a binary file?
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 00:49:48 -0400 (EDT)

George xu writes:
>       I have a binary file in cvs, How to diff the binary file?

With "cvs diff".  You may have to use -a (or --text) to convince diff to
do more than just tell you they're different, and the result may or may
not be meaningful, depending on what's really in the file.

-Larry Jones

Rats.  I can't tell my gum from my Silly Putty. -- Calvin

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